Maulana '''Abdul Bari Nadvi''' was born in 1886 in the Barabanki district
in the Uttar Pradesh|UP Province
of India. His father Hakim Abdul Khaliq was a spiritual follower of Maulana Mohammad Naeem Farangi Mahli. His younger brother Saad-ud-Din Ansari was among the founding members of the Jamia Millia Delhi in 1928.
Maulana Abdul Bari Nadvi died in Lucknow on January 30, 1976. He is survived by four sons and two daughters.